Spring Incubator 2021 – Launch Booklet


We are delighted to launch our Spring 2021 'Business for Social Impact' Incubator Programme Download Launch Booklet “In the midst of these challenges, within the pages of this booklet, we find twenty people who have decided to turn their vision into reality, with the aim of having a positive impact on themselves, their communities and the people they serve.” Our ‘Business for Social Impact’ Incubator Programme is designed specifically to create and develop sustainable businesses that make positive social impact. This Spring 2021 edition will be run online and include [...]

Spring Incubator 2021 – Launch Booklet2021-03-29T12:28:04+00:00

More important than ever to support our social enterprises


Covid-19 has shown the value of social entrepreneurship on economy and society Pauline Gannon: Co-founder and director of Social Impact Ireland. There is a greater need now, more than ever, for a stronger support system for social entrepreneurs in Ireland, with more understanding of the concept and the reality of social entrepreneurship. Such is the mission of Pauline Gannon in her quest to help build a social economy for the benefit of all. “Collaboration is the heart of what Social Impact Ireland is all about, working with organisations to support our social entrepreneurs at every stage of their business development," she explains. [...]

More important than ever to support our social enterprises2020-12-16T11:22:49+00:00

Social Enterprise Mark comes to Ireland


Social Impact Ireland have partnered with Social Enterprise Mark CIC, an international accreditation body to pioneer the Social Enterprise Mark in Ireland. The Social Enterprise Mark defines what it means to be a genuine social enterprise. It is an international accreditation, which acts as an independent, externally assessed guarantee that a business is operating as a social enterprise, with the central aim of using income/profits to maximise social benefit, taking precedent over generating dividends for owners/shareholders. It provides assurance that a company is living up to it’s claims as a business committed to creating positive social/environmental change. Lucy Findlay MBE, Managing [...]

Social Enterprise Mark comes to Ireland2020-12-11T16:25:23+00:00

Think Business: Making a Mark


After securing a major international accreditation Mark, Ireland’s social enterprise sector is playing to win, says Pauline Gannon of Social Impact Ireland. In recent weeks the Irish social enterprise sector reached a crucial turning point when Social Impact Ireland, previously known as the Irish Social Business Campus, brought the internationally accredited Social Enterprise Mark to Ireland. This is a huge turning point for the sector, as this is first-ever quality Mark of its kind in Ireland; and an opportunity to show credibility for the work social enterprises do, the values that they hold, and the ethos of their businesses. “The social [...]

Think Business: Making a Mark2020-12-04T16:29:25+00:00
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